Realme 5 Pro gets dark mode, October security patch, and more with new update

On: October 23, 2019

Realme has released a new software update for the Realme 5 Pro smartphone in India. The update with the version number RMX1971EX_11.A.11 brings a much-anticipated feature, the system-wide dark mode. Apart from it, the new firmware also comes with the Android security patch for October 2019, and a handful of bug fixes and more. The Realme 5 Pro’s latest software update is being released over-the-air in phases, so it may take some time to reach your smartphone. Notably, the company recently released a similar software update for the Realme 1 and Realme U1 users in the country.

Realme 5 Pro has finally received the dark mode with the new software update

The latest software update adds support for wide-angle video recording to the Realme 5 Pro. After upgrading, your phone will have an optimised power consumption when you are recording 4K and full HD videos at 60 frames per second. There are a handful of camera fixes as well in the offing. The update fixes the HDR photo spot issue, repeated focusing problem, and FHD 60fps recording preview with green stripes when you are switching between time-lapse photography and FHD 60fps recording. The update also optimises clarity in indoor and low-light environments. Lastly, the update optimises the game touch experience.

Realme 5 Pro specifications and features

For the uninitiated, the Realme 5 Pro is one of the most affordable smartphones to feature a 48-megapixel primary quad-camera system at the rear. The handset features a premium-looking new Crystal Design from the brand, which is an upgrade from the classical diamond-cut design found on its predecessors. The handset features a waterdrop notch above the screen to provide more screen estate, and there’s a fingerprint sensor at the rear. Other highlights of the Realme 5 Pro include a 6.3-inch FHD+ display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 processor, a 16MP selfie camera, and a 4,035mAh battery.

Realme 5 Pro price in India

The Realme 5 Pro comes in three RAM and storage configurations – 4GB + 64GB, 6GB + 64GB, and 8GB + 128GB. They are priced at Rs 13,999, Rs 14,999, and Rs 16,999 respectively. The phone comes in two colour variants – Sparkling Blue and Crystal Green.